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Mark Zuckerberg tapes over his webcam to thwart hackers

Though Facebook spent a reported $16 million dollars last year on cutting edge security and at least a dozen personal bodyguards for its CEO, the world’s richest millennial uses a very practical solution to fighting off hackers that may want to gain access to his MacBook Pro’s webcam: tape. As revealed in Zuck’s Facebook post … Continue reading “Mark Zuckerberg tapes over his webcam to thwart hackers”

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Though Facebook spent a reported $16 million dollars last year on cutting edge security and at least a dozen personal bodyguards for its CEO, the world’s richest millennial uses a very practical solution to fighting off hackers that may want to gain access to his MacBook Pro’s webcam: tape. As revealed in Zuck’s Facebook post celebrating Instagram’s 500 million user threshold, keen-eyed observers have noticed there is a piece of tape covering the webcam on his laptop, the Guardian reports. A practical, if old-school, solution.

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Michael Grothaus is a novelist, journalist, and former screenwriter. His debut novel EPIPHANY JONES is out now from Orenda Books. You can read more about him at MichaelGrothaus.com

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